The best camping near City Of Rocks National Reserve

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Country Flare

4 sites · RVs65 acres · Rupert, ID
Minidoka County Fairgrounds: The fairgrounds are located East of Rupert encompassing an area of approximately sixty-five acres. The grounds includes a rodeo arena, display buildings (antique building, a commercial building, 4-H building), and open air pavilion for livestock shows, family reunions, and other community events. Hidden behind the main grounds is our small and quaint campground in a groomed grassy field. with a spectacular view of Mount Harrison. The Minidoka County Fair held the first week in August and includes a full week of events including entertainment, open class exhibits, food, rodeo, 4-H and FFA livestock shows. Numerous events are held at the fairgrounds throughout the year including Moto-X races, rodeos, auctions, 4-H events. weddings, horseshows, family reunions, and more. Note-Dates have been blocked for these events. We are fortunate to have this multi-purpose facility for use in our community.
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1 site · RV, Tent3 acres · Twin Falls, ID
We have 3 acres perfect for tent camping
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City of Rocks RV

29 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Almo, ID
City of Rocks RV offers wide open mountain views at the entrance to the City of Rocks National Reserve. We provide partial hookups (water and electric 20/30/50), "Big Rig" pull-thru sites, Pioneer Bathrooms (rustic outhouse), and the beauty and seclusion of the Silent City of Rocks and the Almo Valley. We also have tent sites available. Enjoy our new enclosed, leash free, dog play area. We are conveniently located just outside the entrance to the Park on the City of Rocks Road. Big Rig access has always been limited in the City of Rocks so we made every site large with pull thru access. Public RV dump station is only 1 mile away. Whether you are here to climb, camp, hike, snowshoe, bird, fish, hunt, stargaze, relax, or all the above, we offer the ideal base-camp. We newly opened April of 2020 and as a result we don't yet have mature shade trees and the landscaping is scattered native grasses. We are continuously working on landscaping improvements to make your future stays even better. New for 2024, expanded wind fences and plug in electric at each tent site! We hope to see you soon!
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The best camping near City Of Rocks National Reserve guide



With granite billions of years old, City of Rocks is a step back into planet Earth's ancient past. Take advantage of these ancient rocks for some of the world's best climbing, with an impressive 700 routes to choose from. Once you're out of climbing chalk, hop onto your good ol' mountain bike or a trusty steed, as the area provides ample opportunity for exploration. This camp may have a "quiet" time that starts at 10, but that doesn't mean you can't stay up in your tent playing a classic game of cards with your crew. Don't forget to bring a camera—we have a feeling you'll want to capture the memories made here.

Notable campgrounds

  • Group Camp: Ideal for larger gatherings, offering communal fire rings and scenic surroundings.
  • RV Campsites: Spacious sites equipped for RV travelers seeking a blend of comfort and nature.
  • Tent Campsites: Get close to the stars with tent sites that promise an authentic outdoor experience.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early, especially for peak seasons, to secure your ideal campsite.
  • Consider visiting during the shoulder seasons for more availability and quieter stays.
  • Keep an eye on cancellation policies for last-minute openings.
  • Explore nearby camping options if the reserve is fully booked.

When to go

The best time to visit City of Rocks National Reserve is from late spring to early fall, when the weather is mild and conducive to outdoor activities. Winter brings a quiet beauty to the park, but be prepared for cold temperatures and limited access due to snow.

Know before you go

  • Check for any park updates or closures before your visit, especially during winter months.
  • Day-use locations are open from 7am to 10pm, with possible changes at the park manager's discretion.
  • Accessibility features include ADA campsites and restrooms for visitors with disabilities.
  • Drinking water and picnic areas are available, enhancing your day trips within the park.
  • Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash at all times.

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